Health - Page 19

Teddy bears help kids overcome fear of the doctor

The Teddy Bear Hospital project proves that teddy bears aren't just for cuddling; they're for teaching too!

Researchers find protein that may help reverse Alzheimer's

A protein shows promise to reverse Alzheimer's effects in mice, researchers at Tel Aviv University say. The protein blocks plaque accumulation in the brain.

Maternal instinct found in dads, too

Maternal instinct may need to be renamed parental instinct, as a new study suggests parenting changes the brains of fathers in the same way as mothers.

New research could help the blind 'see' colors and shapes

Sensory substitution devices, researched in pioneering work out of Hebrew University of Jerusalem, could be affordable aids for the visually impaired.

3D printing helps ease costs of blood recycling machines

Blood recycling machines are becoming more affordable, thanks to 3D printing. The technology makes blood recycling machines less expensive to prototype.

New brain helmet effective in treating depression

A brain helmet device for treating depression is becoming more widespread in the United States. Learn about Brainsway's brain helmet depression treatment.

You may be able to ditch your glasses, new study suggests

Tel Aviv University researchers may have found a solution to a common problem known as "visual crowding."

Researcher unlocks cause of deadly brain cancer

A brain cancer researcher uncovered a protein that is overly present in glioblastoma tumors, making strides in the fight against this deadly disease.

Are we closer to finding a way to prevent cancer?

To prevent cancer, early diagnosis is critical. At Soroka Medical Center, researchers shared the latest findings on how to prevent and manage breast cancer.

Body suit offers new hope for the paralyzed

The ReWalk, a set of 'bionic trousers,' enables paraplegics to stand, walk and climb stairs through motion sensors and an onboard computer system.

Vest provides a new way to comfort people with autism

BioHug helps wearers reduce anxiety, handle stress.

Pill-sized camera takes a journey through the body

It's a pill-sized camera you can swallow. Sit back and enjoy the ride.

Israel's blindness rate drops 56 percent, study shows

Landmark research represents a turning point in the study of eye health.